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Charity
Cognizant commits $250 million to global corporate social responsibility initiatives
"We are determined to live our purpose of improving everyday life and apply our technology and business expertise to help tackle global problems."
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Cloud
Lenovo extends carbon offset service to APAC
Companies can choose offsets from selected United Nations-approved eco-friendly projects from around the globe when purchasing selected products.
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Dicker Data
Dicker Data teams up with Parks and Wildlife Foundation
The distie has already planted 30,000 trees and is encouraging its reseller partners to buy seedlings or trees to keep Australia healthy.
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Artificial Intelligence
Gradient and Ethical AI to take on biased AI algorithms
The non-profit and the consultancy are partnering to work toward ensuring a better future for Australians in a world driven by artificial intelligence.
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Collaboration
Ricoh interactive hub brings collaboration to NGO
Latrobe Valley Enterprises (LVE) is a not-for-profit organisation with a network of businesses providing employment for people with disabilities.
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E-waste
Time to take responsibility: E-waste - a global crisis
e-Waste is the world’s fastest-growing domestic waste stream, fueled by consumption rates of equipment, short life cycles, and few options for repair.
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Malware
11 new orgs join fight against insidious Stalkerware
Founded last year, the Coalition Against Stalkerware brings together cybersecurity vendors, domestic violence organisations, and digital rights advocates.
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Cloud
Seagate opens patents to help fight COVID-19
The company’s data storage innovations are now available as part of the Open COVID-19 Pledge and ongoing efforts to combat COVID-19 around the world.
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Printers
How Epson makes CSR more than a buzzword
After being named in the FTSE4Good Index yet again, the company has outlined how it makes social responsibility a core tenant of its vision.
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Micro Focus
Micro Focus outlines CSR plan for the future
INSPIRE covers key areas including its relationships with employees, customers, and suppliers. It also outlines how the company could use its market presence to serve communities.
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Training
TwilioQuest! Defeat Legacy Systems and… plant a tree?
Twilio is sponsoring the planting of trees to reforest Australia for each person who completes certain challenges in its JavaScript training game.
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Dicker Data
Dicker Data donates $100k to help native animals during bushfires
The donation will go to the Australian Wildlife Conservancy, a non-profit that runs programmes to help the local fauna flourish.
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Co-working
ATLASPACE to sponsor youth ice hockey association
The Hong Kong Typhoons Ice Hockey team will benefit from additional support, resources for training, and the opportunity to meet entrepreneurs and business leaders at ATLASPACE’s centre in Harbour City.
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Charity
TechnologyOne donates $620K, delivering on Pledge 1%
The figure represents the largest-ever charitable contribution by the TechnologyOne Foundation.
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Investment
Hong Kong leads ESG practices with social responsibility index
Hong Kong may well be leading the world in social responsibility, following efforts to create the country’s first listed social responsibility index.
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Cloud
Avaya co-builds specialised communications platform with nonprofit organisation
The new platform helps make remote learning and virtual classrooms a reality and helps to enable high-quality video collaboration between staff and parents.
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Consulting
Mindtree wins Mother Teresa Award for Corporate Citizen
Global technology firm Mindtree has been awarded a Mother Teresa Award for Corporate Citizen, recognising the company’s efforts to empower humanity through business.
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Amazon Web Services / AWS
ClearPoint recognised for helping feed Kiwi kids
The company was awarded Social Impact Partner of the Year at the AWS A/NZ partner awards for their work with Eat My Lunch.
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Cloud
Vodafone Group picks up Kiwi domestic violence initiative
Vodafone New Zealand’s extra 10 days of ‘safe leave’ for its employees has now been implemented in a total of 25 countries.
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Charity
TechOne bringing solar lights to students in need
The company is partnering with charity SolarBuddy to bring solar-powered lights to children in energy poverty to alleviate study stress after dark.
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CSR
HPE donates refurbished equipment to Tonga via non-profit Heilala
Following HPE’s Sydney office refurbishment, the company donated workstations and furniture to organisations in Tonga through non-profit Heliala.
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CSR
DXC Tech’s new practice for advancing social programmes
Areas of focus include neurodiversity, veterans, disability, indigenous employment and climate change.
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Charity
TechOne donates over $260k to alleviate youth poverty
TechnologyOne has donated more than a quarter of a million dollars to its charity partners to benefit youth development across Australian communities.
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Charity
Tech Data team roll up sleeves for Leukaemia Foundation
Volunteer day held at the Leukaemia Foundation’s Westmead Patient Accommodation Complex in Sydney.